Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election in Enugu East Senatorial Zone has been declared inconclusive due to shortage of ballot materials in one of six council areas of the zone.
Delegates from Enugu East, North, South, Isiuzo and Nkanu East concluded their voting while voting for delegates from Nkanu West LGA which incidentally was the host council area did not hold.
But Abdulrahman Yunusa, the Returning Officer for the election, said that the polls of the remaining council area would be done on Wednesday morning, October 3, when the ballots will have arrived.
“After the remaining one council polls tomorrow, I shall officially declare the winner of the primary for Enugu East Senatorial Zone and return the winner as the candidate of the PDP ahead of 2019 General Elections,’’ he added.
The contestants for the seat are the current senator for the zone, Gil Nnaji, former Gov. Chimaroke Nnamani, and a lecturer at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Prof. Gab Agu.
Others are Prince Lawrence Eze, David Nkwo and Joshua Mba.
All the contestants for the position were present at the venue except Nnamani.